Horse Racing News

Exospheric Ready for Return in Peter Young Stakes

Exospheric Ready for Return in Peter Young Stakes

21 Feb, 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman has confirmed that Caulfield Cup placegetter Exospheric will return to the races in Saturday’s 2017 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield Racecourse, with a view towards contesting the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) second-up.

Exospheric will return to the races in Saturday’s Group 2 Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Winx is $1.10 in early Chipping Norton Stakes betting

Winx is $1.10 in early Chipping Norton Stakes betting

21 Feb, 2017

Australia’s favourite racehorse Winx is marked at $1.10 to extend her winning run to fifteen in the Group 1 $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx, above, has been installed the short priced favourite for the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Winx kept her winning momentum going in …

Jameka Heads 2017 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Jameka Heads 2017 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

21 Feb, 2017

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka heads up the sixteen nominations for the Group 2 $200,000 Crown Lager Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Jameka, above, heads up the nominations for the Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Ciaron Maher trained mare is on track towards the Group 1 $1.5m …

Catchy Remains Favourite In Blue Diamond Stakes Betting

Catchy Remains Favourite In Blue Diamond Stakes Betting

21 Feb, 2017

Craig Williams’ mount Catchy remains the favourite in the betting for the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday despite drawing barrier thirteen in the sixteen horse field plus one emergency.

Jockey Craig Williams, above, rides Catchy in the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Catchy draws barrier 13 in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

Catchy draws barrier 13 in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

21 Feb, 2017

Jockey Craig Williams will have to be at his brilliant best to win his first Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday after his mount Catchy drew barrier thirteen in the sixteen horse field plus one emergency.

Catchy, above in red and white colours, has drawn barrier 13 in the …

Lindsay Park has 6 runners in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Lindsay Park has 6 runners in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

21 Feb, 2017

The Lindsay Park Team of David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig have qualified six two-year-olds for the final field for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Catchy, above, is one of six runners the Lindsay park Team has qualified for the 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes …

Hartnell given top weight in 2017 Doncaster Mile

Hartnell given top weight in 2017 Doncaster Mile

20 Feb, 2017

The John O’Shea trained Hartnell has been allocated the top weight of 58kg for the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on April 1, day one of ‘The Championships’.

Hartnell, above, has been given the top weight of 58kg for the 2017 Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Faatinah included in 2017 Oakleigh Plate nominations

Faatinah included in 2017 Oakleigh Plate nominations

20 Feb, 2017

Black Caviar Lightning last scratching Faatinah has been included among the nineteen nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Faatinah, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Faatinah will have to pass a vet’s check to be cleared …

Black Heart Bart heads small nominations for 2017 Futurity Stakes

Black Heart Bart heads small nominations for 2017 Futurity Stakes

20 Feb, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir’s stable star Black Heart Bart heads the small nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 italktravel Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, heads up the nominations for the 2017 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Black Heart Bart is one four Weir trained horses among …

Avdulla rides Hartnell to test Winx in Chipping Norton Stakes

Avdulla rides Hartnell to test Winx in Chipping Norton Stakes

20 Feb, 2017

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is hoping to finish closer than usual to Winx when he partners Hartnell in the Group 1 $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Brenton Avdulla, above, will ride ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Avdulla replaces the inured James Doyle on the …